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Dolce Rosso 2021


Dolce Rosso is a fun and sweet wine served chilled to be enjoyed with family and friends with light and spicy meals, antipasti, cheese, fresh and dried fruits and nuts.

We capture the essence of “La Dolce Vita” by using Shiraz variety and make it in the sweet Italian “Dolce”.

Vineyard Region: Yarra Valley.

Grape variety:   100% Shiraz.

Vineyard Planted: 1990

Wine Analysis:     Alc/Vol. 7.4 %

Harvest Date:       March 2021

Bottle: 750 ml standard

Bottling date:    July 2021

Total Production: 2040 Bottles

Winemaking: De-stemmed berry into open fermenting vats.

Juice was inoculated with suitable yeast culture, the cap was hand plunged 3 times daily, with total maceration time of 2 days until the juice has extracted enough colour. The fermented wine was then pressed and transferred into refrigerated tanks to stop the fermentation and kept at minus 4 to 5 degrees to preserve fruit flavours and to preserve natural sweetness.

Maturation:  In refrigerated tanks for four months. Filtered and bottled.

Colour: Bright deep red.

Aromas: Ripe summer berry characters, red plum and strawberry.

Palate: bright and sweet, refreshing and delightful finish.

Peak drinking: Drink young.

Released: December 2021